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Legion centennial theme of New York veterans expo and parade
Nov 1, 2018
Legion centennial theme of New York veterans expo and parade

Traveling displays featured at event in Syracuse.

'Year of The American Legion'
Oct 29, 2018
'Year of The American Legion'

In a packed room at the historic State Capitol in Lincoln, the Department of Nebraska kicked off its Centennial Celebration on Sept. 17, 2018, with a little help from Gov. Pete Ricketts.

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A century’s worth of new commanders
Oct 29, 2018
A century’s worth of new commanders

 

Maryland post turning 100 has never had a repeat commander.

A 50th-anniversary Legion keepsake
Oct 23, 2018
A 50th-anniversary Legion keepsake

Limited quantity of stamps available via Emblem Sales.

'Legacy & Vision' celebrated on Legion centennial platform
Oct 17, 2018
'Legacy & Vision' celebrated on Legion centennial platform

New digital media features connect history and future on the web.

Bells of Peace expands with mobile app
Oct 8, 2018
Bells of Peace expands with mobile app

App allows users to participate in simultaneous nationwide tolling to mark centennial of end of World War I .

American Legion centennial lithographs on sale now
Oct 3, 2018
American Legion centennial lithographs on sale now

Artist Matt Hall’s image depicts the common bond of military service across the generations.

Bells of Peace and Franklin D’Olier
Oct 3, 2018
Bells of Peace and Franklin D’Olier

Church of The American Legion's first national commander, Franklin D’Olier, will toll Bells of Peace Nov. 11 as part of the commemorations related to the World War One Centennial.